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Histoire naturelle et morale des iles Antilles de l'Amerique. : Enrichie de plusieurs belles figures des raretez les plus considerables qui y sont d'écrites. : Avec vn vocabulaire Caraïbe (1658)



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Author: Rochefort, Charles de, 1605-1683; Rochefort, César de, d. 1690; Poincy, Louis de, d. 1660; Breton, Raymond, 1609-1679; Duboyer, C. L. fmo RPJCB; Ternaux Compans, Henri, 1807-1864. fmo RPJCB
Volume: Copy 2
Subject: Carib Indians; Carib language; Natural history; Apalachee Indians; Indian linguistics; Imprint 1658
Publisher: A Roterdam, : Chez Arnould Leers,
Language: French
Call number: b2229243
Digitizing sponsor: John Carter Brown Library
Book contributor: John Carter Brown Library
Collection: jcbindigenous; JohnCarterBrownLibrary; americana

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Added engraved t.p. reads: Histoire naturelle & morale des iles Antilles de l'Amerique

Authorship from Echeverria & Wilkie. Has also been attributed to Louis de Poincy and to César de Rochefort

Two states are noted. In state 1, the dedicatory epistle is signed C. de Rochefort. In state 2, the dedicatory epistle is signed L. D. P. (on leaf a4, a cancel)

In 2 parts. Part 2 has special part title page

Signatures: a-b A-3X 3Y² (2Y2 verso blank)

Title vignettes

P. 223 misnumbered 232; p. 352 misnumbered 351; p. 354 misnumbered 454

Cf. Echeverria & Wilkie. French image, 658/3

"Vocabulaire Caraïbe," by Raymond Breton, p. 515-527

"Digression de la nature du Paîs des Apalachites, de leurs moeurs, & de leur religion ancienne & nouvelle," p. 353-379

Includes bibliographical references

Echeverria & Wilkie. French image

JCB Lib cat., pre-1675

Cundall, F. West Indies

Palau y Dulcet (2nd ed.)

Alden, J.E. European Americana

John Carter Brown Library copy 1: Represents state 1. Bound in contemporary calf, re-backed

Provenance of John Carter Brown Library copy 1: C. L. Duboyer: inscription; H. T. : binding stamp

John Carter Brown Library copy 2: Represents state 2. Has ms. notes. Bound in contemporary calf. Lacks portrait


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